Saturday, 14 June 2008

The importance of silence

'Silence is an essential part of the actor's equipment. He is the man who can make the silence vibrate, who can convey the impression of several dimensions by his sensitive use of one.'
Donald McWhinnie
in his book 'The Art Of Radio' (Faber and Faber, London, 1959)
according to Alan Beck's Radio Drama site, on 'silence'

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